Barack Obama ( @BarackObama ) Twitter Profile

BarackObama

Barack Obama

Dad, husband, President, citizen.

Washington, DC

Joined on 5 March, 2007

http://obamabook.com

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Quoted @EkpeUdoh

Why do y’all think that President Obama named his memoir A Promised Land? How do you define a promised land?
#Ekpesbookclub

.@EkpeUdoh—I saw your tweet about A Promised Land and thought I’d respond. For me, the title of my book is about the work we need to do to realize the promise of becoming a more perfect union, even if we don’t get there in our lifetimes. Glad to see your book club is reading it!

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Here’s an example of the incredible risks and burdens that our essential workers have been facing. And even as we move toward vaccinating our population, we all need to remain vigilant until we’ve beaten this pandemic.

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Hank Aaron was one of the best baseball players we’ve ever seen and one of the strongest people I’ve ever met. Michelle and I send our thoughts and prayers to the Aaron family and everyone who was inspired by this unassuming man and his towering example.

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This is a time for boldness and President Biden is already delivering.

By rejoining the Paris climate accords on day one, he declared loudly and clearly that the U.S. will once again lead the fight against climate change.

And this is only the beginning.

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Quoted @POTUS

The time to move forward is now.

Today was a good day.

And it was only possible because of you. Because you made calls. Because you marched. Because you wore your masks and voted like never before.

For four years, you defended our democracy with everything you had—and now, our country can enter a new day.

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On a day for the history books, @TheAmandaGorman delivered a poem that more than met the moment. Young people like her are proof that "there is always light, if only we're brave enough to see it; if only we're brave enough to be it."

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Replying to @JoeBiden: Today, we begin anew. Tune in for #Inauguration2021.

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Today, we begin anew. Tune in for #Inauguration2021.

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Congratulations to my friend, President @JoeBiden! This is your time.

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On #MLKDay, we celebrate his life but we’re also called to live out his values through service of our own. Here are some ways you can get involved in your community:

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If anyone had a right to question whether our democracy was worth redeeming, it was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Because in the face of billy clubs and lynchings, poll taxes and literacy tests, he never gave in to violence, never waved a traitorous flag or gave up on our country.

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Happy birthday to my love, my partner, and my best friend. Every moment with you is a blessing. Love you, Miche.

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And here’s a look back at the response to last summer’s Black Lives Matter protests.

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And here’s one that is more anecdotal.

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For those who are wondering why so much attention has been focused on the response of the Capitol Police to the Trump-inspired riots, here’s a data-driven article that provides some useful frame of reference.

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Replying to @MichelleObama: Like all of you, I’ve been feeling so many emotions since yesterday. I tried to put my thoughts down here: https://t.co/…

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Like all of you, I’ve been feeling so many emotions since yesterday. I tried to put my thoughts down here:

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Here’s my statement on today’s violence at the Capitol.

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My friend John Lewis is surely smiling down on his beloved Georgia this morning, as people across the state carried forward the baton that he and so many others passed down to them.

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Georgia voters—If you're in line before the polls close at 7 pm, stay there. You have the right to vote, no matter how long it takes. If you have questions, call the Georgia voter protection hotline at 1-888-730-5816. Let's bring this home.

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Quoted @TyriekJohnson4

first time voting felt great to go make a difference !

Great to see you out there, Tyriek. First-time voters are making a difference today!

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